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Was LulzSec bust part of a play against Julian Assange?  16 March 2012 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Alex   
Last week's arrests of five LulzSec leaders was major news in the hacktivist world, but it looks like that takedown may have been just an intermediate step in pursuit of a more prominent fugitive: WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange.
 
Context serves up new CANAPE security assessment tool at Black Hat Europe  16 March 2012 
Source: LinuxSecurity Contributors - Posted by Administrator   
Live presentation of bug discovery in Citrix ICA binary
 
RSA Conference 2012: Stress and burnout in infosec careers  28 February 2012 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Career stress and burnout is as common among information security professionals as it is among professionals in other high-stress fields, such as medicine or law. But finding support and information on dealing with info sec career burnout is difficult because resources and knowledge are scant.
 
The seven levels of cyber security hacking explained  24 February 2012 
Source: Business7 - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Much to the disappointment of the cyber security boffins who dedicate their professional lives to making the internet a safer place for us to enjoy, awareness of online security threats amongst the average computer user is extremely low.
 
Passwords aren't dead, though maybe yours should be  09 January 2012 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Dave Wreski   
It's 2012. The password is dead. Long live the password. Perhaps the division in the IT world is not quite that stark, but there is indeed division. Some think it is past time to retire passwords, for what they say is the obvious reason: They don't protect users, since they are so easily hacked.
 
Database Security's Biggest Problem: People  12 December 2011 
Source: Information Week - Posted by Anthony Pell   
As more organizations act to protect data at its most fundamental state, within the database, one of the biggest challenges that they run into is a people problem. In order to truly mitigate data risks, security teams need to learn to not only play nice with their database administrators, but to make them meaningful stakeholders in securing the databases they're entrusted to manage.
 
Hackers spent a lot of their time educating other hackers  17 October 2011 
Source: VentureBeat - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hackers spent about 25 percent of their time in forums educating other hackers about beginner tips, according to a survey by cyber security firm Imperva.
 
What is a hacker?  27 September 2011 
Source: ZDNet Blogs - Posted by Anthony Pell   
The definition for the term hacker is as elusive as those who earn the moniker. Find out from the accepted source what a hacker really is. If you don’t know exactly what a hacker is, join the club.
 
What's a Company's Biggest Security Risk? You.  26 September 2011 
Source: Wall Street Journal - Posted by Anthony Pell   
We are the weakest link. Hacking attacks against companies are growing bigger and bolder—witness a string of high-profile breaches this year at Sony Corp., Citigroup Inc. and others. But gone are the days when hackers would simply find holes in corporate networks to steal valuable data.
 
14 Enterprise Security Tips From Anonymous Hacker  01 September 2011 
Source: Information Week - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Want to avoid large-scale data breaches of the type served up by hacking group Anonymous, and its LulzSec and AntiSec offshoots? Start by paying attention to the security basics, including hiring good people and training employees to be security-savvy.
 
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